March 13, 2020

Statement Of Archbishop Nelson J. Perez Regarding The Death Of Swat Corporal James O’Connor

I was deeply saddened this morning to learn that SWAT Corporal James O’Connor of the Philadelphia Police Department was shot and killed in the line of duty. 

March 13, 2020

Declaraciones del arzobispo Nelson J. Pérez respecto a la muerte del Cabo SWAT James O’Connor

En nombre de los feligreses de la Arquidiócesis, extiendo mis condolencias a la familia y amigos del cabo O’Connor por esta trágica pérdida.

March 12, 2020

Statement Of Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez Regarding Dispensation From The Obligation To Attend Sunday Mass

Effective immediately, and until further notice, in union with the Bishops of Pennsylvania, I have dispensed the faithful of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass.

February 26, 2020

A Pastoral Message From Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez On The Occasion Of The Season Of Lent

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent—a season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving.